What is a VIP PASS?
A VIP PASS is a form signed by faculty or staff which allows students to receive priority student services in order to succeed at Butte College.
Who needs a VIP PASS?
Any student with a challenge (academic, physical, emotional, financial, etc) that may prevent him/her from success at Butte College can be given a VIP PASS to receive appropriate services.
How do I refer a student to receive priority services?
Can a student refer himself?
No. A student cannot refer himself but can talk to an instructor, who can easily fill out a VIP PASS for the student.
Will the student get immediate help if I give her a VIP pass?
The student will receive priority services. Depending on the service provider, the student may be seen immediately or within 24 hours.
What kinds of services are available for students in need?
Students can receive services from Assessment, Career Center, Center for Academic Success, Counseling, Disabled Student Programs and Services (DSPS), Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS), Financial Aid, Food Pantry, Job Placement, Library Reference Services, New Horizons Student Services, Safe Place, Student Health Clinic, Transfer Counseling Center, TRiO Student Support Services, and Veterans Affairs.
Please see the Campus Services Provider page for the complete list of service providers.
Who can I talk to if I have other questions?
You can call the Counseling Office at 895-2378 or talk to any Committee Member. You can find their phone numbers on the side bar.
Does Early Alert have an office?
No. Early Alert is the name of the process we use for serving our students.